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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I didn't mean every island country would be able...

I didn't mean every island country would be able to supress the virus, I mean that only island countries could supress the virus. Also, currently Brazil is number 2 in cases and Russia is number 3.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I read that in samples of people from South Korea...

I read that in samples of people from South Korea that appears to be the case. We are not 100% sure because we don't know how only it lasts given that the virus only got into humans 6 months ago.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Continental countries that share land borders...

Continental countries that share land borders with other countries have a hard time suppressing the virus because someone infected can just cross the border, which they can do even if borders are...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Economists are debating a lot if it is worth of...

Economists are debating a lot if it is worth of the costs of shutting down a lot of business to reduce the spread of the epidemic. So far it appears to be the case.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
This: ...

This:

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

They say:

"In the (unlikely) absence of any...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Simulations show that deaths in the US would be...

Simulations show that deaths in the US would be around 2,000,000 without any measures, with deaths per day peaking at 45,000 per day.

For comparison, we also know that in certain parts of the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 weeks ago
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Movies you PRAY they never remake
Posted By Guaporense
The exorcist actually grossed over 1 billion in...

The exorcist actually grossed over 1 billion in today's dollars at the time it was released in the US. It was already very mainstream back then, it sold more tickets in proportion to the population...
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Better Call Saul...whatcha think?
Posted By Guaporense
That's a possible happy outcome: Jimmy retires...

That's a possible happy outcome: Jimmy retires from being a criminal laywer after his heinsenberg business through changing identity and goes to live in nebraska with kim.
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Better Call Saul...whatcha think?
Posted By Guaporense
But, do we know that by the time of Breaking Bad...

But, do we know that by the time of Breaking Bad that they had actually split up? The fact that she never shows up in Breaking Bad, is well, maybe because Saul in that show managed to not mix up his...
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Better Call Saul...whatcha think?
Posted By Guaporense
Better Call Saul is like a light version of...

Better Call Saul is like a light version of Breaking Bad. It lacks the raw intensity of Breaking Bad because it is more focused on the low key aspects of that "cinematic universe", instead of showing...
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Better Call Saul...whatcha think?
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Better Call Saul...whatcha think?

I decided to quit my otaku TV show binge that lasted 7 years since 2013, feeling burnout of Japanese stuff, instead, I decided to watch 5 seasons of Better Call Saul over the past week. Really proud...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-22-20
Replies: 46
Why are comedies of the 80s much funnier?
Posted By Guaporense
Let's do a statistical analysis, from the top 50...

Let's do a statistical analysis, from the top 50 highest-rated comedy films in the IMDB we have:

20s - 3
30s - 2
40s - 1
50s - 2
60s - 2
70s - 4
80s - 2
90s - 9
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Death rates averaged over the week in several...

Death rates averaged over the week in several countries appear to indicate that the pandemic has peaked or passed through the peak in many countries (edit: US and UK appear to be at the peak right...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
An update: Coronavirus Cases: 757,636 ...

An update:

Coronavirus Cases:
757,636

Deaths:
40,223, R.I.P.

Recovered:
69,171
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Coronavirus

I guess if they wore masks and went quickly it would be safer.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-08-20
Replies: 46
Misunderstood Movies
Posted By Guaporense
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1f/Bor...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1f/Born_to_Be_a_Star_Poster.jpg

Truly misunderstood, this film is a perfect expression of the zeitgeist of the modern era.
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The State of Netflix
Posted By Guaporense
Re: The State of Netflix

The Brazilian Netflix has great selection of anime titles, way more than our local Amazon Prime Video. Netflix is basically making Japanese pop culture popular again.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Coronavirus

In Brazil, deaths have been escalating brutally. Poor countries don't have the resources to accurately measure how many people die, even rich countries like Italy and Spain had so many deaths that...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Merkel's speech is also very good: ...

Merkel's speech is also very good:

https://youtu.be/F9ei40nxKDc
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
I am more optimistic now: In 3-4 months this...

I am more optimistic now: In 3-4 months this epidemic will definitely be in the past.

I think that it is more probable that herd immunity will be achieved soon in most Western countries so there...
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CARTOONS
Posted By Guaporense
Re: CARTOONS

https://www.whompcomic.com/comics/1585323763-2020-03-27-Window-Distressing.png
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
But only if a second wave does not occur after...

But only if a second wave does not occur after lockdown is lifted.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
Try wearing a mask, even a home made one: ...

Try wearing a mask, even a home made one:

https://smartairfilters.com/en/blog/best-materials-make-diy-face-mask-virus/

it certainly helps. Even if you catch it, if you reduce the "dose" of the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-03-20
Replies: 20
Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation
Posted By Guaporense
Re: Terminator 3 vs. Terminator Salvation

Both are crappy. I actually think Dark Fate is the only non-Cameron terminator film that still feels like a Terminator film.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Guaporense
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/...

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-Global-Impact-26-03-2020v2.pdf



However, they don't try to estimate the increase in...